CashCalPERS contracting agencies and schools should be aware that effective January 1, 2017, if an employee’s termination is overturned on appeal, back pay is not the only thing the employee will be able to recover. On June 21, 2016, we reported that Assembly Member Cooper introduced a new bill, AB 2028, which if passed, would


On February 16, 2016, Assembly Member Cooper introduced Assembly Bill 2028.  If passed, the bill will allow reinstated CalPERS school and local agency members to receive service credit and compensation earnable as though they were never terminated.

The current version of the bill addresses a gap in existing law.  Existing law allows state employees that